Engaging with media while exercising may provide important motivation for those who are exercise-averse.
Healthcare interventions should assess the multiple layers of a person’s life, rather than simply classifying marginalized groups as vulnerable.
As the global population grows, food sustainability and its effect on public health becomes even more important.
Watching episodes of the television medical drama House resulted in a significant shift in perceptions of obesity among medical students.
Nearly 12% of Americans live in households considered food insecure.
If there’s one thing hospitals are not known for, it’s culinary success.
There are several concerns associated with produce prescription programs, despite the benefits to patients.
Systemic interventions are needed to address the “broad spectrum” of issues and challenges facing the food system in the United States.
The modern American diet is widely recognized as a major determinant of morbidity and mortality.
FPIES is a gastrointestinal food-associated hypersensitivity that often affects infants and toddlers and is marked by vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue, and pallor.
The field of nutritional epidemiology needs radical reform.
To investigate the link between organic food consumption and cancer risk, study authors conducted a population-based prospective cohort study among French adults.
Between the double shifts and stressful days, keeping energy up and eating right can seem like an insurmountable challenge.
A newly-adopted AMA policy supports excise taxes on sugar-sweetened drinks, the use of warning labels to inform consumers about the potential health consequences of consumption, and plain packaging.
Shoppers using SNAP benefits tend to buy more sugar-sweetened beverages, more red and processed meats, and fewer fruits and vegetables than shoppers using other methods to pay for their groceries.
The American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) annual survey reveals people are going back to basics to get fit in 2018.
Daily coffee breaks, buddy systems, and organizational awareness of burnout risks may be feasible strategies to improve well-being.
The AMA is offering a 3-hour online course to help physicians counsel patients about nutritional changes they need to prevent and help treat heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure.
Benefits of improved diet quality on weight management were pronounced in individuals at high genetic risk for obesity.
Fitness trackers may not be not as effective at inducing positive shifts in diet and exercise habits as traditional methods.